India Wants to Help Russia Develop Northern Sea Route Into International Trade Artery,

Peter B. Danilov, journalist

The Northern Sea Route (NSR) is the shortest sea route between the European part of Russia and the Far East. Russia has over time had high ambitions for the development of the NSR, setting a target on transporting 80 million tonnes along the route by 2024.

”The friendship between Russia and India has passed the test of time. And most recently it was seen in the cooperation against the pandemic, including in vaccines,” said Modi while speaking via video link at the Eastern Economic Forum, held in Vladivostok, Russia on Friday, reported by TASS.

Russia welcomes the interest of other countries in using the Northern Sea Route and is not going to impose any restrictions on them, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the meeting. Läs artikel